Java GUI support on Wayland

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Mon Aug 29 10:19:04 UTC 2016


On 29 August 2016 at 12:00, Vinoth Kumar <vinoth.k.kumar at> wrote:
> I want to include Java GUI support on my system which has only wayland
> backend supported. I tried to include OpenJDK-7-jre package, but it seems to
> have X11 dependency.
> I compiled ‘Openjre-8’ package successfully and included in my image. But,
> it can run only Java applications without GUI. When I try to run any JAVA
> SWING API based GUI program I get the following error:
>  [...]
> Can anyone suggest, if it is possible to run Java GUI programs on wayland?

If Java itself has not been ported to Wayland natively (I have no
idea, might not have been yet, see[1]), you can still run your
graphical Java applications under Wayland with Xwayland.



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